Sean and Sarah McQueen, formerly of Owensville and Gerald, now of Huffman, Texas, announce the birth of a daughter, Mya Jo McQueen. Born Jan. 9, 2017, in Houston, Texas, she weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces.

Benjamin and Kelly (Loepker) Theiss, New Haven, Mo., announce the birth of a son, Colton Benjamin Theiss. Born Jan. 21, 2017, at Mercy Hospital Washington, he weighed 5 pounds, 12 ounces.

Dustin and Jennifer (Stricker) Schroeder, Cape Girardeau, announce the birth of a son, Brady Thomas Schroeder. Born Feb. 19, 2017, at Southeast Hospital, Cape Girardeau, he weighed 8 pounds, 12 1/2 ounces, and was 20 1/2 inches long.

Ken and Chris Feldmann, Washington, announce the engagement of their daughter, Rachel Christine Feldmann, St. Louis, to Kristopher Adam Paul, St. Louis, son of Patricia Kufner and Robert Paul, both of Springfield, Ill.

Tim and Sherri Miller announce the engagement of their daughter, Brandi R. Miller, to Jacob V. Westhoff, son of Diane Gildehaus and Dale Westhoff.

Mike Howard and Jamie (Kuehnle) Howard, St. Clair, announce the birth of a daughter, Josie Mae Howard. Born Feb. 2, 2017, at Mercy Hospital St. Louis, she weighed 6 pounds, 9 ounces.

Kelli and Sgt. Derek Marquart, Fort Drum, N.Y., announce the birth of a daughter, Karter Mei-Evelyn Marquart. Born Jan. 13, 2017, she weighed 6 pounds, 8 ounces, and was 19 inches long.

Sarah (Beth) Elizabeth Bedwell and Bryce Allen Werner, Pacific, were united in marriage Oct. 29, 2016, at the Hollywood Casino in Maryland Heights. Jeffrey Werner, groom’s brother, officiated the ceremony.

Gregg and Brenda Nadler, Augusta, announce the engagement of their daughter, Katie Nadler, to Levi Gildehaus, son of Kevin and Susan Gildehaus, Washington.

Amanda Nadler and Daniel Zull were united in marriage June 25, 2016, at Femme Osage United Church of Christ in Augusta. The Rev. Don Bizer officiated the ceremony.

Steve Vaught Jr. and Brianne (Lindemann) Vaught, Pacific, announce the birth of a son, Zachary Owen Vaught. Born Feb. 1, 2017, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Chesterfield, he weighed 7 pounds and was 20 1/2 inches long.

Don and Joan Hahne, Washington, celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary Jan. 29, 2017, with a gathering at St. Francis Borgia Parish’s Jesuit Hall in Downtown Washington. The celebration was given by their children, Judy and John Stewart, North Little Rock, Ark.; Susie and Alan Elsenrath, …

Patricia and Frank Hartzell, Washington, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Feb. 16, 2017. Mr. Hartzell and the former Miss Lewis were united in marriage Feb. 16, 1957, at West Overland Community Church.

Morgan Rae Parkhurst, Sedalia, and Justin Keith Meyers, Labadie, were united in marriage Dec. 14, 2016, at Weathered Wisdom Barn in Preston. The Rev. Jim Downing officiated at the ceremony.

Corey and Stephanie (Struckhoff) Hellebusch, Washington, announce the birth of a son, Logan James Hellebusch. Born Jan. 9, 2017, at Mercy Hospital Washington, he weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces, and was 21 inches long.

Tabitha Kay Bennight and Rodney Michael Holtmeyer were united in marriage June 11, 2016, at Immanuel Lutheran Church. Pastor Mark Bangert officiated at the 3 p.m. ceremony.

Michael and Micah Lafferty, Labadie, announce the birth of a daughter, Hattee Joy Lafferty. Born Jan. 31, 2017, at Mercy Hospital St. Louis, she weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces, and was 19 1/2 inches long.

Walter W. (Wally) Luther III and Jill K. Luther, Columbia, announce the birth of a son, Oliver James Luther. Born Sept. 22, 2016, at MU Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Columbia, he weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces, and was 21 inches long.

Kaye and Dan Nurnberger, Washington, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Jan. 7, 2017, in Sparta, Ill., with a luncheon and open house. They were married in Sparta Jan. 26, 1957, at Trinity Presbyterian Church.

Kenneth and Jennifer (Saunders) Moeslein, St. Clair, announce the birth of a daughter, Audrey Anne Moeslein. Born Jan. 26, 2017, at Mercy Hospital Washington, she weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces.

Mark and Karin Nuernberger, Union, and Kerry and Susan Iffrig, St. Charles, announce the engagement of their daughter, Chelsea Iffrig, to Christopher Jimenez, son of Rolando and Julie Jimenez, Savannah, Mo.

Anthony Kuchem, son of Jeff and Angel Kuchem, and Rachel Mudd, daughter of Joe and Jacque Mudd, are happy to announce their engagement.

Stephanie Ann Sherman and Kristofer Friesz, Union, were united in marriage Oct. 14, 2016, at Haue Valley in Pacific. The Rev. Mark Tetley officiated at the ceremony.

Tim Tayon and Trisha Jokerst, St. Peters, announce the birth of a firstborn son, Tanner Joseph Tayon. Born Aug. 10, 2016, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, he weighed 4 pounds, 1 ounce, and was 18 inches long.

Sarah (Lackey) Straatmann and Joseph Straatmann, Union, announce the birth of a son, Barrett Frederick Straatmann. Born Jan. 2, 2017, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Chesterfield, he weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces.

Gordon Moore, Washington, announces the engagement of his daughter, Keshan Moore, Washington, to Justin Vogt, Washington, son of Michael and Joyce Vogt, Washington.

Joseph and Alice Engbert (Kriete) announce the birth of their baby girl Charlotte “Charley” Frances and baby boy Maxwell “Max” Joseph, both born Nov. 29, 2016, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Chesterfield. Charlotte weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces, and was 20 1/4 inches long, and Maxwell weighed 6 poun…

Elizabeth Ruth Hobbs and J.R. Clay, New Haven, announce the birth of a son, Arthur Jonathan Hobbs-Clay. Born Dec. 24, 2016, at Mercy Hospital Washington, he weighed 8 pounds.

Duane and Betty Liesmann, Marthasville, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kimberly Jo Liesmann, to Mason Robert Adler, son of Lisa Harris, Grandview, and the late Andy Adler.

Ryan and Vanessa (Homeyer) Mayer, Washington, announce the birth of a daughter, Ava Lucille Mayer. Born Dec. 15, 2016, at Mercy Hospital Washington, she weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces, and was 21 inches long.

Ben Hollander and Alison Conard, Mount Sterling, announce the birth of a daughter, Willow Breeze Hollander. Born Nov. 7, 2016, at Mercy Hospital Washington, she weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces.

Mark Hartzell and Amanda (Mueller) Hartzell, Union, announce the birth of a daughter, Emma Irene Hartzell. Born Dec. 8, 2016, in Washington, she weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces, and was 19 1/2 inches long.

John Carle and Kathleen McGowan celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at the Hawthorne Inn with family and friends Nov. 23, and again with family at Sybils, St. James, on Nov. 26.

Daniel and Ashley (Lane) Brunjes, Labadie, announce the birth of a son, Liam Blane Brunjes. Born March 11, 2016, at Mercy Hospital St. Louis, he weighed 6 pounds, 9 ounces.

Shara Willming and the late Stephen Willming, Washington, announce the engagement of their daughter, Hannah Dianne Willming, Washington, to Tyler Paul Bailey, Washington, son of Stephen and Dana Bailey, Washington.

Bryan and Michele Zumsteg, Washington, announce the engagement of their daughter, Samantha Christine Zumsteg, to Joshua David Wissmann, Washington, son of David and Michele Wissmann, Washington.

Brock and Linda Hohman, Washington, announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Hohman, Denver, Colo., to Aleck Watkins, Denver, Colo.

Jeremy and Ruchelle (Roehrig) Couch, Marthasville, announce the birth of a daughter, Brooklyn Marie Couch. Born Nov. 9, 2016, at Mercy Hospital Washington, she weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces, and was 20 inches long.

Adam and Becky (Kleekamp) Brune, New Haven, announce the birth of a son, Eli Matthew Brune. Born Nov. 4, 2016, at Mercy Hospital Washington, he weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces.

Christopher and Karen Graham, of Union, would like to announce the engagement of their daughter, Dana Elizabeth, of Union, to Theodore (Ted) James Brinker, of Washington, son of Doug and Mary Brinker, Washington.

Adam and Marilyn Pinnell, Leslie, announce the engagement of their daughter, Leah Pinnell, to Jason Gerlemann, son of John and Denise Gerlemann, New Haven.

Glenn and LaVon Schroepfer celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a family trip last July. Mr. Schroepfer and the former Miss Ruether were married at Our Lady of Lourdes Church Nov. 19, 1966.

Robert L. and Moira Vossbrink, Washington, announce the engagement of their daughter, Margaret (Maggie) Jeanne Vossbrink, St. Louis, to Andrew Patrick Howe, St. Louis, son of Laurance and Mary Howe, St. Louis.

Steve and Kayla (Cox) Pope, Valley Park, announce the birth of a daughter, Kinslee Elora Pope. Born Nov. 21, 2016, at Mercy Hospital St. Louis, she weighed 5 pounds, 9 ounces, and was 19 inches long.

Ted and Martha Lewis, New Haven, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016, with a family dinner at The Hawthorne Inn, Labadie. Mr. Lewis and the former Miss House were united in marriage Dec. 5, 1956.

Gary E. and Karen A. Unnerstall, Washington, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016, with a small, intimate dinner for family and friends given by their children.

Craig and Annette Holzem, Washington, announce the engagement of their daughter, Rebecca Holzem, Kirkwood, to Zachary Michels, Kirkwood, son of Mark and Sue Michels, Washington.

Ken “Tweedy” and Rose Strubberg, Washington, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with dinner Friday, Nov. 25, at The Hawthorne Inn and a blessing Saturday, Nov. 26, at 4:30 Mass at St. Francis Borgia Church, Washington.

Jacob and Meghan Maddox, St. Clair, announce the birth of a daughter, Sophia Violet Maddox. She was born Oct. 7, 2016, at Mercy Hospital Washington. She weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces, and was 20 inches long. She joins her big sister Ellie, age 2.

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